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November Collection: African Tribal Art

Fri, Oct 28, 2022 02:00PM EDT - Thu, Nov 10, 2022 12:00PM EST
Lot 100

African Tribal Dogon Equestrian Sculpture: Horse w/2 Riders

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

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African Tribal Art: Dogon People, Mali: Horse with Two Riders (male and female) carved hardwood with the patina of libations, 19th century. Horses have been historically scarce in Dogon country. The present-day Dogon often interpret equestrian statues as depicting people who are rich and powerful, or those who desire to be so. The evidence of libations on this sculpture may indicate that the owners used it to attain social distinction.

Dimensions: 27.5H x 23W x 10D (inches)

Provenance: From the private collection of Massachusetts Gentlemen.

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Provenance: Private Collection, Massachusetts, Private collection, New York

Dimensions: 27.5H x 23W x 10D (inches) Good condition with wood desiccation and other signs of age.
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